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trial jury

n.
See jury1.

pet′ty

(or pet′it) ju′ry


n.
a jury, usu. of 12 persons, impaneled to render a verdict in a civil or criminal proceeding (disting. from grand jury).
[1680–90]
pet′ty ju′ror, n.
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A grand jury is traditionally larger than and distinguishable from a petit jury or the trial jury, which is used during a trial.